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Prime Video Shares ‘The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy’ First Looks

Oscar nominee Stephanie Hsu joins the cast of the animated sci-fi comedy series from creators Cirocco Dunlap, Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures, streaming this coming February.  

Prime Video has shared the premiere date, series key art, and first-look images for The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy (previously announced as The Hospital). From Emmy Award-winning creator Cirocco Dunlap, Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures, the adult 2D animated sci-fi comedy series will debut with all eight episodes on February 23, 2024.  

Produced by Amazon MGM Studios, with animation by Titmouse Studios, the series, which has a two-season order, premieres on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Academy Award nominee Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once) joins the cast as series regular Dr. Sleech, alongside previously announced cast members Maya Rudolph, Natasha Lyonne, Keke Palmer, Kieran Culkin, and Sam Smith.

The series follows Dr. Sleech and Dr. Klak—aliens, best friends, and intergalactically renowned surgeons—as they tackle anxiety-eating parasites, illegal time loops, and deep-space STIs. In Season 1, doctors Sleech and Klak take on a highly dangerous and potentially groundbreaking case and, in doing so, put existence itself in jeopardy. Although considering their dismal personal lives, oblivion might be an improvement.

Dunlap also serves as showrunner, writer, and executive producer along with EPs Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and Lyonne for Animal Pictures. Shauna McGarry, Shannon Prynoski, Chris Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio, and Ben Kalina from Titmouse will executive produce. Artist and animator Robin Eisenberg will co-produce and serve as production designer.

Source: Prime Video

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